Who has the energy to care about misogyny anymore? by Lisa Jackson

The day after Julia Gillard’s famous ‘misogyny speech’, there was a lively conversation in my workplace – like those around Australia. The views ranged from: “She sounds like a whinger...“Huge mistake. She’s shown weakness, they’ll eat her alive”, to “Women will love it...no-one rates a victim.  She’s shown real backbone, best thing she’s ever done.” And so the conversations went. Julia’s ratings turned skyward. The...

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Who has the energy to care about misogyny anymore?

The day after Julia Gillard’s famous ‘misogyny speech’, there was a lively conversation in my workplace – like those around Australia. The views ranged from: “She sounds like a whinger…“Huge mistake. She’s shown weakness, they’ll eat her alive”, to “Women will love it…no-one rates a victim.  She’s shown real backbone, best thing she’s ever done.” And so the conversations went. Julia’s ratings turned skyward. The...

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